Live in France...if only for 10 days! How about an Art Adventure Abroad? Plans are underway for July 2019 in the Dordogne region of France while lavender is
blooming! Check the tab above for description, photos and rates. [Discount for those registering before 1 March]
Great news for my Ghost Ranch workshops in 2019--each runs Sunday-Saturday. My 13th Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat for Multi-Medias will be 2-8 June. We do something different every
day--textiles, printing, etc. Make plans now to join us.
~~~~~ My 14th Ghost Ranch Art Workshop/ Retreat
is my UN-traditional watermedia workshop 29 Sept-5 Oct as the leaves turn golden and the air is brisk.
My artwork was selected to appear in the 30th Anniversary edition 2017 Cheap Joe's Art Stuff
Reference Catalog. My "Warriors of Xian, China" was among hundreds of images submitted. It is pictured on this website under the calendars tab for 2014.
Art in the Atrium 17, 24 Sept-8 March 2019 George A. Purefoy Municipal Center with the City of Frisco Public Art Program. They are exhibiting one part of a tryptych painted on a 20 x 20
The MCL Grand in Lewisville originally hosted the Merging Visions Show in November which combines visual arts with the Denton
Poets' Society writings. My 2 pieces are now with the traeling show and can be seen at the South Branch Library, Denton on Teasley Lane through 29 Jan at noon.
America the Beautiful Juried Exhibition, MCL Grand; photo "Ghosts in the Snow, Ghost Ranch" won Honorable Mention.
Also at MCL Grand are 6 small pieces in the lobby display case.
is where I am scheduled!
Check out the display cases on the east entrance to the Lewisville City Library on Main Street. I will fill the cases the month of
Some of my 2018 news!
In June 2018 another workshop/retreat was added to the mix. Rather than watercolor, we spent the week with a different media each day--textiles with Shibori and
weaving, printmaking, jewelry, pouring acrylics and more! It was a tremendous success and will be added as a second Ghost Ranch week for Spring!
"DoodleDoo", an ink and watercolor piece won 2nd place Mixed Media in the Richardson Civic Art Society Juried Membership Show.
"Thirsty Too" won the Jeanne Heartsill Memorial Honorable Mention at the 29th Visual Arts Society of Texas Membership Show.
I earned my signature status with the Southwestern Watercolor Society in Dallas with their 55th Juried Membership Show (September at the Eisemann Center in
The first place 3-D went to my "Thirsty" at the Trinity Arts Guild in Bedford, TX.
My "Red Dragons" image was chosen for a traffic box at the intersection of Arkansas and Cannon
in Grand Prairie. It appears on my website front page.
At the SouthWest Artists, Inc in Mena, ARK I won an Award of Merit for my "Unzipped" mixed media.
In April I taught a 4-day workshop in Topeka, KS for the Topeka Art Guild.
"Home of the Ancients" was painted on site at Montezuma's Castle in AZ and was chosen as April Art of the Month at the Society of Watercolor
My "Waiting in Ireland" photograph won 2nd place Art of the Month at the Feb Visual Arts of Lewisville meeting.
In February I gave watercolor demos to the Grand Prairie Art Asso ("Exploring Texture and Watercolor")
and in Fort Worth to Society of Watercolor Artists ("Painting from Your Travel Photos--Cambodia").
"Thirsty Too" won 2nd place as Art of the Month at the Visual Arts Society of Texas January meeting. It
is a 3-D collage designed to hang on the wall.
"Stranded in New Zealand" watercolor won 1st place Member's Choice Award with the Richardson Civic Art
Society in January.
I love to share! I have
done demo painting/ workshops for several North Texas art associations: Lewisville, Fort Worth, McKinney, Gainesville, Decatur, Sherman, Paris, Mid-Cities, Johnson County in Cleburn, Grand Prairie
and Weatherford. Contact me if you need a speaker, workshop/demo artist or juror!
I am Past President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out
this terrific watercolor association at